Tag Archives: Humor

Either he’s psychic or we’ve been here before.

In which I am impressed by my 4-year-old’s memory. Continue reading

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RMR: Canada explained

For my vast audience of American and otherwise countried readers, a quick and hilarious rundown on how the democracy of Canada works (although apparently Canadians can benefit from a quick refresher too). From our national treasure, Rick Mercer:     … Continue reading

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Here comes the brain again.

In which I send you to read about Kate Zimmerman’s benign brain tumour and listen to Jill Bolte Taylor’s experience of her stroke. Much lighter than it sounds and more humourous than you would expect. Continue reading

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Dilbert 2.0

A quick review of Dilbert 2.0, plus a bonus flight of fancy about a Dilbert Signal (kind of like a Bat Signal, but different). Continue reading

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In search of bravery ham

In which our dog decides that she cannot go up the same stairs that she went down. Find out what will override survival instincts in those of the canine persuasion. Continue reading

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This just out–You can’t ride a vacuum to Heaven. Even a cordless.

In which I skewer a vacuum cleaner’s marketing campaign and discover that I might love James Dyson. Continue reading

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What? Surely you don’t mean me?

In which I rant about the disconnect between what people say they believe and how they behave. I am exempted from this disconnect. Continue reading

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Best Search Term of the Week

In which Google messes with its faithful. Continue reading

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Have you seen my glasses?

I search for my glasses and wonder if I have a personal Bermuda Triangle or perhaps a Gollum who is taking my stuff. Continue reading

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Why so tense Mom?

I sometimes have moments when everything becomes clear. I understand why my hair is going grey, why I suffer from tension headaches, and why there always needs to be beer in the fridge. This afternoon, I had one of those … Continue reading

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